If you take the extremes from our society now and make them the norm, this book is what it would be like. The government and media control everything and women over sixteen are walking prostitutes. This book was good but kinda scary with how plausible it could be. You come to feel for the main character and all the hard times she goes through. The ending will leave you a little sad and happy at the same time. I wonder if there will be a sequel because the author leaves the ending wide open.